Living Wetlands program

Investigate the health of a wetland using macro-invertebrates

Explore the biodiversity of a wetland habitat with safe, hands-on investigation of life beneath the water’s surface. Pond dip for macro-invertebrates and use simple identification charts. Use observation techniques to record findings. Discuss the non-living factors important in a healthy wetland. Consider the food chains and life cycles of the animals found in the Naturescape wetland.

'Perfect hands on science experience in a natural habitat.' - Year 3 / 4 Teacher

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Bookings are essential and fees apply. 

Please refer to the Kings Park Education Cancellation Policy before booking this program.

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Tags: Year level: 3,4
Stream: STEM
WA Curriculum links: Humanities and Social Sciences,Science
Program type: School program
Maximum duration: 90 minutes

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